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Rain, thunderstorms possible for parts of Texas and Gulf Coast; additional rain and mountain snow forecast out West

A developing storm system will bring rain and thunderstorms across parts of South Texas and the western Gulf Coast on Thursday. Some of the thunderstorms that develop late Thursday night into Friday have the potential to be severe. Meanwhile, additional rainfall and mountain snow is forecast for northern California and the Pacific Northwest.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

7NM SE Sitka AK

Marine Point Forecast [NOTICE]

This
Afternoon

Rain

ESE 20kt
< 1ft

High: 40 °F

Tonight

Rain

NE 15kt
< 1ft

Low: 33 °F

Friday

Rain

NE 25kt
< 1ft

High: 41 °F

Friday
Night

Rain

NE 25kt
< 1ft

Low: 38 °F

Saturday

Heavy Rain

NE 25kt
< 1ft

High: 42 °F

Saturday
Night

Rain

NE 15kt
< 1ft

Low: 38 °F

Sunday

Rain Likely

SW 20kt
< 1ft

High: 41 °F

Sunday
Night

Rain

SW 15kt
< 1ft

Low: 37 °F

Monday

Rain Likely

SW 10kt
< 1ft

High: 40 °F

High and low forecast temperature values represent air temperature.

Water temperature forecast is experimental.

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 5:02 am AKST Dec 18, 2014
Forecast Valid: 2pm AKST Dec 18, 2014-6pm AKST Dec 24, 2014

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Detailed Forecast

WIND FORECASTS REFLECT THE PREDOMINANT SPEED AND DIRECTION EXPECTED. SEA FORECASTS REPRESENT THE AVERAGE OF THE HIGHEST ONE-THIRD OF THE COMBINED WINDWAVE AND SWELL HEIGHT.

  • SynopsisA STORM FORCE FRONT WILL MOVE NORTHWESTWARD THROUGH THE EASTERN GULF THU. A GALE FORCE FRONT WILL REACH THE EASTERN GULF ON FRI.
  • This Afternoon ESE wind 15 to 20 kt. Rain. Seas 1 ft or less.
  • Tonight E wind 10 to 15 kt becoming NE after midnight. Rain. Seas 1 ft or less.
  • Friday NE wind 20 to 25 kt, with gusts as high as 30 kt. Rain. Seas 1 ft or less.
  • Friday Night NE wind 20 to 25 kt, with gusts as high as 35 kt. Rain. Seas 1 ft or less.
  • Saturday NE wind 20 to 25 kt, with gusts as high as 30 kt. Rain. The rain could be heavy at times. Seas 1 ft or less.
  • Saturday Night NE wind 10 to 15 kt becoming SW after midnight. Rain. Seas 1 ft or less.
  • Sunday SW wind 15 to 20 kt. Rain likely. Seas 1 ft or less.
  • Sunday Night SW wind 10 to 15 kt. Rain. Seas 1 ft or less.
  • Monday SW wind around 10 kt. Rain likely. Seas 1 ft or less.
*Notices:
  1. This forecast is for a single location. For safety concerns, mariners should be aware of the weather over a larger area. Forecast information for a larger area can be found within the zone forecast and the NDFD graphics.
  2. The forecast conditions at a particular point may not exceed the criteria of a Small Craft Advisory, Gale, Storm etc. These watches/warnings/advisories are issued for the entire zone in which the point resides and mariners should act accordingly.